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Archives of Sexual Behavior. (2019). Special issue: Pornography Problems Due to Moral Incongruence, Volume 48 Number 2.

Ashraaf, M. A., & Othman, N. (2019). Factors for pornography addiction and its implication on teenager personality. Int. J. Acad. Res. Bus. Soc. Sci, 9, 1148-1160.

Ayres, M. M., & Haddock, S. A. (2009). Therapists’ Approaches in Working with Heterosexual Couples Struggling with Male Partners’ Online Sexual Behavior. Sexual Addiction & Compulsivity, 16(1), 55-78. 

Baranowski, A. M., Vogl, R., & Stark, R. (2019). Prevalence and determinants of problematic online pornography use in a sample of German women. The journal of sexual medicine, 16(8), 1274-1282.

Bedoya, A., McGarry, P., & Shortland, N. (2023). The Behavioral Inhibition System as a Mediator between Child Sexual Abuse and Perceived Pornography Addiction in Adulthood. Sexual Health & Compulsivity, 30(2), 212-229. doi:10.1080/26929953.2023.2219992

Böhm, M., Franz, P., Dekker, A., & Matthiesen, S. (2015). Desire and Dilemma–Gender Differences in German Students’ Consumption of Pornography. Porn Studies, 2(1), 76-92. 

Bőthe, B., Baumgartner, C., Schaub, M. P., Demetrovics, Z., & Orosz, G. (2021). Hands-off: Feasibility and preliminary results of a two-armed randomized controlled trial of a web-based self-help tool to reduce problematic pornography use. Journal of Behavioral Addictions, 10(4), 1015-1035.

Burke, K., & Haltom, T. M. (2020). Created by god and wired to porn: Redemptive masculinity and gender beliefs in narratives of religious men’s pornography addiction recovery. Gender & Society, 34(2), 233-258.

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Franklin, H. (2021). Perceived Pornography Addiction and the Role of Guilt, Shame, and Self-Compassion in Psychological Distress Among Emergent Young Adults (Doctoral dissertation, Wheaton College).

Gola, M., Lewczuk, K., & Skorko, M. (2016). What Matters: Quantity or Quality of Pornography Use? Psychological and Behavioral Factors of Seeking Treatment for Problematic Pornography Use. The journal of sexual medicine, 13(5), 815-824. 

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Grubbs, J. B., Grant, J. T., & Engelman, J. (2018). Self-identification as a pornography addict: Examining the roles of pornography use, religiousness, and moral incongruence. Sexual Addiction & Compulsivity, 25(4), 269-292.

Grubbs, J. B., Kraus, S. W., & Perry, S. L. (2019). Self-Reported Addiction to Pornography in a Nationally Representative Sample: The Roles of Use Habits, Religiousness, and Moral Incongruence. Journal of behavioral addictions, 1-6. 

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Grubbs, J. B., Volk, F., Exline, J. J., & Pargament, K. I. (2015). Internet Pornography Use: Perceived Addiction, Psychological Distress, and the Validation of a Brief Measure. Journal of Sex & Marital Therapy, 41(1), 83-106. 

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Jacobs, T., Geysemans, B., Van Hal, G., Glazemakers, I., Fog-Poulsen, K., Vermandel, A., ... & De Win, G. (2021). Associations between online pornography consumption and sexual dysfunction in young men: multivariate analysis based on an international web-based survey. JMIR Public Health and Surveillance, 7(10), e32542.

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Kraus, S. W., Martino, S., & Potenza, M. N. (2016). Clinical Characteristics of Men Interested in Seeking Treatment for Use of Pornography. Journal of Behavioral Addictions, 5(2), 169-178. 

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Meehan, C. (2023). ‘When you become addicted to it you start having these unrealistic expectations’: young people’s perceptions of porn addiction. Porn Studies, 1-16. doi:10.1080/23268743.2023.2267593Miller, D. J., Kidd, G., & Hald, G. M. (2019). Measuring Self-Perceived Effects of Pornography: A Short-Form Version of the Pornography Consumption Effects Scale. Archives of sexual behavior, 48(3), 753-761. 

Ogier-Bloomer, S. (2021). Internet Pornography Addiction in the Treatment of Heterosexual Dyadic Relationships: A Literature Review (Doctoral dissertation, Antioch University).

Prause, N., & Williams, D. J. (2020). Groupthink in sex and pornography “addiction”: Sex-negativity, theoretical impotence, and political manipulation. In Groupthink in science (pp. 185-200). Springer, Cham.

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Sexual Addiction & Compulsivity, Volume 25, Issue 4, October-December 2018;
Pornography in the current digital technology environment: An overview of a special issue on pornography / Marc N. Potenza
Pornography and sexuality research papers at the 5th International Conference on Behavioral Addictions / Darryl Mead & Mary Sharpe
Self-identification as a pornography addict: examining the roles of pornography use, religiousness, and moral incongruence / Joshua B. Grubbs, Jennifer T. Grant & Joel Engelman
Is scrupulosity behind the relationship between problematic pornography viewing and depression, anxiety, and stress? / Nicholas C. Borgogna, Jessica Duncan & Ryon C. McDermott
The Role of Gender, Experiential Avoidance, and Scrupulosity in Problematic Pornography Viewing: A Moderated-Mediation Model / Nicholas C. Borgogna & Ryon C. McDermott
Is Women’s Problematic Pornography Viewing Related to Body Image or Relationship Satisfaction? / Nicholas C. Borgogna, Emma C. Lathan & Ariana Mitchell
Coercive and problematic use of online sexual material and sexual behavior among university students in northern Mexico / Carolina Valdez-Montero, Raquel A. Benavides-Torres, Dora Julia Onofre-Rodríguez, Lubia Castillo-Arcos & Mario Enrique Gámez-Medina
Specific Forms of Passionate Attachment Differentially Mediate Relationships Between Pornography Use and Sexual Compulsivity in Young Adult Men / Shane W. Kraus, John A. Sturgeon & Marc N. Potenza
Frequency and Duration of Use, Craving and Negative Emotions in Problematic Online Sexual Activities / Lijun Chen, Cody Ding, Xiaoliu Jiang & Marc N. Potenza
Viewing pornography through a children’s rights lens / Warren Binford.

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